SEPIDEH SABER, MD

Sepideh Saber

Integrated Resident

PGY-6

Hometown: Hanover, Germany

College: University of California, Irvine

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine

Hobbies: Swimming, travel, tennis, etymology

E-mail: Sepideh.Saber@med.usc.edu

Biography:

Dr. Saber earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology from the University of California Irvine. She then obtained her medical degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine where she also completed a one-year research fellowship as a Stanford Medical Scholar. She completed three years of a combined general and plastic surgery residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and returned to California to continue her training as an integrated resident in the USC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 

Honors and Awards:

·     Junior Resident Teacher of the Year, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, 2012 

·     Medical Scholars Research Fellowship for Biological Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2007 – 2008

·     Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship, AOA Honor Medical Society, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2006

·     Biological Sciences Scholastic Honor Society Award, University of California, Irvine, 2004

·     Excellence in Research Award, University of California, Irvine, 2004

·     Excellence in Biological Sciences Alumni Award, University of California, Irvine, 2003

·     The UCI Leadership Certificate, University of California, Irvine, 2003

Peer-Reviewed Publications

·     Lee GK, Fox PM, Riboh J, Hsu C, Saber S, Rubin GD, Chang J. Computed Tomography Angiography in Microsurgery: Indications, Clinical Utility, and Pitfalls. Eplasty, 2013: 13:e42.

·     Noland SS, Saber S, Endress R, and Hentz VR. The Scaphotrapezial Joint After Partial Trapeziectomy for Trapeziometacarpal Joint Arthritis: Long-Term Follow Up. The Journal of Hand Surgery, 2012: 37(6): 1125-9.

·     Saber S, Zhang AY, Ki SH, Lindsey D, Smith RL, Riboh J, Pham HM, and Chang J. Flexor Tendon Tissue Engineering: Bioreactor Cyclic Strain Increases Construct Strength. Tissue Engineering. 2010; 16(6): 2085-90.

·     Thorfinn J, Saber S, Angelidis IK, Ki SH, Zhang AY, Chong AK, Pham HM, Lee GK, and Chang, J. Flexor Tendon Tissue Engineering: The Temporal Distribution of Donor Tenocytes Versus Recipient Cells. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2009; 124(6): 2019-26.

·     Zhang AY, Thorfinn J, Saber S, Angelidis IK, Ki SH, Pham HM, and Chang J. Tissue Engineered Intrasynovial Tendons: Graft Survival In Vivo and Tensile Strength. European Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2010; 33(5) 283-289.

·     Johnson BA, Farahbod H, Saber S, and Leon M. Effects of functional group position on spatial representations of aliphatic odorants in the rat olfactory bulb. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 2005; 483(2): 192-204.

·     Johnson BA, Farahbod H, Xu Z, Saber S, and Leon M. Local and global chemotopic organization: general features of the glomerular representations of aliphatic odorants differing in carbon number. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 2004; 480(2): 234-49.

Published Abstracts:

·     Saber S, Zhang AY, Ki SH, Pham HM, and Chang J. Flexor Tendon Tissue Engineering: Cyclic Strain Increases Construct Strength and Tendon Architecture. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 121: 6S, 25, 2008

·     Saber S, Zhang AY, Ki SH, Lindsey DH, Pham HM, and Chang J. Optimization of Flexor Tendon Tissue Engineering Using Bioreactor Cyclic Strain. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Volume 207, Issue 3, Pages S64-S64. 2008.

·     Zhang A, Ki S, Saber S, Lindsey D, Pham H, and Chang J. Flexor Tendon Tissue Engineering: The Biomechanical Analysis of Explanted Acellularized Tendon Constructs. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 121: 6S, 108, 2008.